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  • How volunteering reduced the impact of the Rena oil spill: Community responses to an environmental disaster

    Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J.; Smith, Kelly; Hunt, Sonya (International Sociological Association, 2015)
    Following the Rena oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand and subsequent volunteer clean-up programme, we interviewed 39 volunteers and 9 people involved in the volunteer organisation. We aimed to learn about ...
  • An Incident Control Centre in action: Response to the Rena oil spill in New Zealand

    Hunt, Sonya; Smith, Kelly; Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (Wiley, 2014)
    Following the Rena grounding and oil spill in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, an Incident Command Centre was established which, among other tasks, coordinated a volunteer clean-up effort. We interviewed volunteers and ...
  • Methanotrophic populations in estuarine sediment from Newport Bay, California

    McDonald, Ian R.; Smith, Kelly; Lidstrom, Mary E. (Elsevier, 2006)
    Methanotrophic populations have been studied in Newport Bay estuary, Southern California. Environmental clone banks were generated for 16S rRNA genes specific to methanotrophs and for a diagnostic functional gene, pmoA, ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: The first three years

    Hunt, Sonya; Tregurtha, Melanie; Kuruvila, Albert; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2017)
    This article presents the findings of a longitudinal research project that followed the employ-ment outcomes of one cohort of Bachelor of Social Work graduates for three years. Prior to graduation, students receive ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year

    Hunt, Sonya; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly; Kuruvila, Albert; Webber-Dreadon, Emma (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2016)
    This paper presents the findings of the first year of a three-year longitudinal study of new graduate social workers from a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program in Aotearoa New Zealand. We compare work outcomes and ...